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How to clean copper pans and pots in 60 seconds

Copper pots and pans can instantly add a vintage feel and bring back the old world charm to your kitchen. But on the downside of it, copper pots and pans are very difficult to clean and maintain. Apart from some industrial cleaners, there are a bunch of natural remedies which work wonderfully to get rid of the tarnish formed over your copper pots and pans. 

People use ketchup, lemon, vinegar, etc. to clean up their tarnished copper utensils. But there is one method which works magically, cleaning the tarnished copper in under a minute. All you need is table salt, white wine vinegar and a scrubbing sponge.

Read further to find out how you can clean your copper utensils easily with these three simple ingredients.

1.    Put the pan or pot in the sink and sprinkle salt all over it until it is coated with salt.

2.    Now pour white wine vinegar over the salt coated utensil and more salt on top.

3.    Leave it as it is for 15-20 minutes. The products will start working by then

4.    Now take…

How copper mugs can be toxic to your health

A high amount of copper is poisonous and may lead to foodborne ailments. When the metal copper comes in contact with acidic drinks or food items, it may lead to leaching. Though rare, acute copper poisoning is a serious health issue which may occur after a long term exposure to copper. Consumption of large amounts of copper may lead to:
    Abdominal pain     Diarrhea   Jaundice    Vomiting Common symptoms of long term exposure to copper include the above-mentioned symptoms as well as the ones mentioned below:
Anemia symptomsChillsBurning sensationFeverConvulsionsKidney failure Muscle achesMetallic taste in the mouthShockWeakness  Nausea Though drinking from a copper mug occasionally may not lead to any severe symptoms as in the case of long term copper exposure, it is crucial to have a clear idea of the amount of copper you need on a daily basis. When talking about copper toxicity you also need to keep in mind if you are using a copper cookware and if the water you consume travels t…

How to get younger looking skin with copper water?

You might be aware of the various health benefits of drinking copper treated water but it may surprise you that the copper intake in the dietary aspect can provide you with amazing anti-aging benefits as well. Regular use of copper water provides with younger looking skin by enhancing the growth of healthy cells. And it is a scientifically proven fact.
It carries proteins- Copper peptides play a crucial role of carrying nourishing proteins/peptides with it. This means that copper acts as a carrier of proteins throughout our body which is very helpful for curing and nourishing the damaged skin. Peptides are a combination of protein and copper molecule.It acts as an antioxidant- Copper keeps us looking younger as we age with its anti aging properties that protect our skin, hair and eyes from free radical damage. Copper is needed for the utilization of the body’s most powerful natural anti-oxidant enzymes called superoxide dismutase. It protects the body from oxidative stress and aging. 

The Coffee you need to try at least once- Turkish Coffee

Every country has a different way of preparing their coffee and there is nothing extraordinary about it. But when it comes to the turks, there is more to coffee than just ‘coffee’. The Turkish coffee was invented in the 16th century in the Middle Eastern countries and later spread to Europe and Russia. 

The Turkish coffee is not so popular because they use some unique blend of coffee but because they prepare their coffee in a unique pot (Turkish coffee maker) known as cezve. Cezve is a small pot especially utilized for making Turkish coffee. This pot is usually made of copper with a brass handle. But lately, you can also get czeve made from aluminum, stainless steel and ceramic as well. The coffee maker looks like a tumbler attached with a long handle. The czeve was originally designed for preparing coffee in the desert using the hot sand. This is the reason why czeve is made of copper as it conducts heat much more efficiently as compared to other metals. 
As far as the coffee is concer…

How to cook in and care for Copper Utensils

Copper Water Bottles are the new health tools you need to try

Why is copper water perfect for storing water? It is a healthier option because copper naturally alkalizes the water and small amounts of the trace copper, which is a very important mineral required for several vital tasks of the body gets leached into the water. It acts as a natural self-sterilizer. Most of the bacteria, viruses and fungi all have an allergic      reaction to copper killing almost all of them. Unlike iron, copper oxidizes in a very different way. When iron oxidizes it leads to the formation of a reddish brown substance known as rust, which weakens the metal. But in the case of copper, as it ages it develops a patina onto its surface which is green in color. This does not affect the strength of the copper adversely, which meanscopper utensils can last for up to ages without getting damaged too much.  

Copper the giver Copper is one mineral the human body cannot synthesize on its own but is required by the body for completing several important tasks.Our body needs copper …